Posted by Sophie-Ha Wednesday, January 27, 2021

"These are idol group candidates right?" How Korean netizens are reacting to the contestants of Chinese survival show 'Youth with You'


'Youth with You' is a Chinese survival show in which contestants compete to be part of a Chinese idol group. The show gained much attention as BLACKPINK's Lisa joined as one of the mentors during one of the seasons.

With much popularity, the show continued through three seasons as they produced popular Chinese idol group. Season three consists of male trainees becoming contestants on the audition program.

Recently, the show drew attention as they released photos of the male trainees. One Korean netizen shared the photos of some of the contestants that are quickly gaining interest in the Korean online community

Korean netizens couldn't believe that these were some of the contestants participating in an idol group competition show in China. They commented, "They are picking idol group members, right?" "These are supposed to be idol group candidates?" "They look like ahjussi's with dad bods," "I mean, I think they would be okay if they just shaved their beards," "They look more like rappers lol," "How old are they?" "I heard Chinese netizens are reacting similarly to us lol," and "They look like they have to be really skilled singers, lol."

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I_said_what_I_sa3,751 pts Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Probably because the producers looked at talent instead of looks. Grow up people.


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Lisadg761 pts Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The fact that these men are selected for a TALENT show means they are TALENTED! These netizens are rude! What does looks have to do with the ability to sing or rap?


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